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Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta

AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

This Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta is a dish that is packed with cheesy, rich flavor, loaded with chicken and broccoli.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 lb chicken breasts cut into small pieces
 ½ tsp salt and pepper
 1 onion chopped
 4 cloves garlic minced
 8 oz pasta uncooked, such as penne, shells, rigatoni etc
 1 cup chicken broth
 2 cups milk
 2 cups broccoli cut into small florets
 ¼ tsp nutmeg
 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded

What are we cooking today?
1

Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta is a good feel dish. It's prepared all in the same pot to ensure each bite is tasty and easy to whip up in a flash! This one pot dish only takes 30 minutes to make this incredibly delicious dish!

Getting started
2

Heat the olive oil in a large pan.

3

Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and season them with salt and pepper.

4

Cook for about 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and starts to lightly brown.

5

Add the onions, garlic and cook for another 2 minutes until the onions softens.

6

Add the pasta, chicken broth, milk and bring to a boil.

7

Turn the heat down to low, stir, cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta cooks through.

8

Uncover the pot and stir in the broccoli and continue cooking until all the liquid evaporates.

9

Stir in cheese.

10

Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper if needed. Serve while warm.

Annabelle's tip
11

Add a handfull of spinach for extra greenery. Let it wilt in the heat of the prepared dish.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 lb chicken breasts cut into small pieces
 ½ tsp salt and pepper
 1 onion chopped
 4 cloves garlic minced
 8 oz pasta uncooked, such as penne, shells, rigatoni etc
 1 cup chicken broth
 2 cups milk
 2 cups broccoli cut into small florets
 ¼ tsp nutmeg
 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta is a good feel dish. It's prepared all in the same pot to ensure each bite is tasty and easy to whip up in a flash! This one pot dish only takes 30 minutes to make this incredibly delicious dish!

Getting started
2

Heat the olive oil in a large pan.

3

Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and season them with salt and pepper.

4

Cook for about 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and starts to lightly brown.

5

Add the onions, garlic and cook for another 2 minutes until the onions softens.

6

Add the pasta, chicken broth, milk and bring to a boil.

7

Turn the heat down to low, stir, cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta cooks through.

8

Uncover the pot and stir in the broccoli and continue cooking until all the liquid evaporates.

9

Stir in cheese.

10

Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper if needed. Serve while warm.

Annabelle's tip
11

Add a handfull of spinach for extra greenery. Let it wilt in the heat of the prepared dish.

Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 lb chicken breasts cut into small pieces
 ½ tsp salt and pepper
 1 onion chopped
 4 cloves garlic minced
 8 oz pasta uncooked, such as penne, shells, rigatoni etc
 1 cup chicken broth
 2 cups milk
 2 cups broccoli cut into small florets
 ¼ tsp nutmeg
 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Pasta is a good feel dish. It's prepared all in the same pot to ensure each bite is tasty and easy to whip up in a flash! This one pot dish only takes 30 minutes to make this incredibly delicious dish!

Getting started
2

Heat the olive oil in a large pan.

3

Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and season them with salt and pepper.

4

Cook for about 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and starts to lightly brown.

5

Add the onions, garlic and cook for another 2 minutes until the onions softens.

6

Add the pasta, chicken broth, milk and bring to a boil.

7

Turn the heat down to low, stir, cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta cooks through.

8

Uncover the pot and stir in the broccoli and continue cooking until all the liquid evaporates.

9

Stir in cheese.

10

Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper if needed. Serve while warm.

Annabelle's tip
11

Add a handfull of spinach for extra greenery. Let it wilt in the heat of the prepared dish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 502
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22.5g35%
Saturated Fat 10.4g52%
Cholesterol 103mg35%
Sodium 465mg20%
Potassium 428mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 39g13%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g9%
Sugars 5.9g

Calcium 25%
Iron 7%
Vitamin D 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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